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Head-up displays for smart helmets may have just gotten more affordable

Silicon Valley startup DigiLens says that its new two-layer transparent display systems are lighter and more affordable, making them great for use in smart helmets with a head-up display providing riders important... More>>

Handlebar-mounted Knister Grill transforms your bike into a rolling barbecue

The Knister Grill is a fancy new handlebar-mounted barbecue which lets you easily transport grill, charcoal, food and utensils on your bike. Here's how you can get your hands on one. More>>

Manchester United’s new soccer kit is made from trash pulled from the ocean

Manchester United's new kit is made of recycled ocean garbage. The result of a long-term project between Adidas and New York-based conservation group Parley, the sportswear aims to highlight the growing issue of marine... More>>

Woman claims Alexa sent private recordings to a contact without being told to

An Oregon couple had an unwelcome surprise when one of the husband's Seattle employees alerted them that their Amazon Alexa sent him voice recordings of their private conversations. Amazon reportedly called it an extremely... More>>

Apple’s self-driving employee shuttle to use Volkswagen vans, report says

Apple's reported self-driving shuttle service will help its Silicon Valley workers hop between campuses while providing the company with an easy way to test its autonomous tech. And it seems Volkswagen will provide the... More>>

‘Solo’ includes a shout-out to one of the worst Star Wars games ever made

If you grew up with PlayStation, you may have recognized the obscure martial art practiced by Qi'ra in Solo: A Star Wars Story. It was introduced in a Star Wars novel and showcased in a low-rated 1997 fighting game. More>>

Dainese’s Custom Works motorcycle suit is one even Iron Man would envy

It’s not cheap but Dainese’s new Custom Works program gives ordinary consumers the ability to customize and design the same kind of high-quality motorcycle gear worn by professionals. We went through the customization and... More>>

CRISPR gene-editing could help feed future generations

By making mutations in 13 genes, scientists from the United States and China produced a strain of rice with 25-31 percent high yield. Without CRISPR, it would have taken millions of plants to reach a similar goal. More>>

Surgeons might soon train in VR simulations instead of using real cadavers

It’s not the most glamorous part of medicine, but cadavers are an essential resource for trainees. Unfortunately, they're in short supply. VR and 3D scanning tech may be able to help. More>>

FBI: Reboot, reset your router immediately to prevent cyberattacks

You need to reboot your router immediately, the FBI warns, to mitigate the effects of the VPNFilter malware. All home and small businesses should reboot or perform a factory reset to keep their network and devices safe. More>>

30 Percent fewer taxis in New York City could be an improvement, MIT says

Researchers from MIT have created an ultra-efficient dispatching algorithm that they say could slash the size of a city’s fleet of taxis by 30 percent. All thanks to the power of math! More>>

Apple’s iPad Smart Cover could one day have a display that shows notifications

It looks like Apple is working on ways to make its Smart Cover a whole lot more functional. The company has filed for a patent that would involve future iterations of the Smart Cover with displays for showing notifications. More>>

Dell has a new Developer Edition mobile workstation with Ubuntu, 3 more on way

Dell's Barton George introduced four new Developer Edition mobile workstations shipping with Ubuntu. First is the Precision 3530 available now starting at $942 followed by the Precision 5530, 7530, and 7730 models "coming... More>>

French chemists have an ingenious new use for rotten, discarded wine grapes

Researchers from the University of Clermont Auvergne in France have found a way to turn the waste grape skins, stems, and seeds left behind during wine production into more durable plastics. More>>

Net neutrality bomb threat suspect has a history of hoax calls

A federal jury charged Tyler Barriss with calling in two bomb threat hoaxes in December 2017, including one that delayed the FCC's net neutrality vote. Barriss is already in custody, however, for a deadly "swatting" incident. More>>

With the new Dinner 2 Lunch from HelloFresh, you’ll get two meals in one

Here to accommodate our increasingly demanding needs for ease of use is HelloFresh, which launched 20-Minute Meals in September. And now, building upon that, HelloFresh has debuted Dinner 2 Lunch so you can cook once and... More>>

Pornhub now provides a free virtual private network to hide your online habits

Pornhub launched a virtual private network service called VPNhub. The free model creates an encrypted "tunnel" across the internet that hides your IP address and allows you to surf the dark ends of the internet anonymously. More>>

Buying on a budget? Here’s all the best tech you can snag for $25 or less

We live in a world where you can get a cheeseburger for $1, a functioning computer for $5, and thousands of HD movies for $10 -- so it stands to reason that you should be able to pick up some pretty sweet gear for $25. More>>

Wilier’s new Cento1 Hybrid road ebike weighs just 26 pounds

Wilier's new Cento1 Hybrid road ebike could lure traditional riders to electric bikes thanks to its 26.2 pound weight, which is considerably lighter than most other ebike models on the market today. More>>

T-Mobile website bug reportedly exposed private customer account details

Due to a bug in T-Mobile's website in April, customers' account information was exposed for anyone to see. While the bug has since been fixed, personal information could have potentially been misused. More>>

FCA issues massive recall due to faulty cruise control in 4.8 million cars

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles recalled 4.8 million U.S. cars with gasoline engines and automatic transmissions due to a cruise control software defect. The NHTSA advised drivers not to use cruise control on the affected vehicles. More>>

When is your phone getting Android 8.0 Oreo? We asked every major manufacturer

We've reached out to every major Android hardware manufacturer and asked them when they will update their devices to the latest version of Google's mobile operating system, Android 8.0 Oreo. More>>

IBM banned USB drives. Is it the future of security or a knee-jerk reaction?

Banning USB devices might go some way to preventing data loss and leaks, but to some, it doesn't get to the heart of the problem of truly securing data and the networks its stored on. More>>

Documents show Apple knew the iPhone 6 range would bend

Remember Bendgate? Court documents have shown that Apple's initial tests on the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus revealed both phones to be more susceptible to bending than the iPhone 5S. More>>

Zombie adventure ‘State of Decay 2’ already has more than 1 million players

Microsoft has revealed that the Xbox One and PC zombie game State of Decay 2 has already managed to attract more than 1 million players. The game is available as part of Xbox Game Pass. More>>

Here’s what’s changing with YouTube Music, YouTube Red, and Google Play Music

Google just announced a major revamp of YouTube Music, with an ad-free paid version called YouTube Music Premium. It's also changing YouTube Red to YouTube Premium. So what happens to Google Play Music? It's confusing, so... More>>

2019 Ford F-150 Raptor gets smarter with new off-road tech

The 2019 Ford F-150 Raptor sports two notable new features that improve drivability off-road. Adaptive dampers can adjust on the fly, and the new Trail Control system acts like low-speed, off-road cruise control. More>>

Apple rejection means you can’t play Steam games on your iPhone after all

Valve's Steam Link application will remain an Android exclusive for now, but not because that's what Valve wants. Apple rejected the application's inclusion on the App Store, suggesting that it broke business guidelines. More>>

Apple’s macOS reaches a historic milestone in its lifespan

It's a milestone for Apple's macOS -- the desktop operating system is now in service for 17 years and 29 days, which is the exact same amount of time that the original classic Mac OS was used by Apple before macOS replaced... More>>

Here are the best Memorial Day sales for brand-name home appliances

Seasonal summer home appliance sales kick off this week with discounts, appliance bundles, free delivery, and giveaways. We searched sales announcments at major U.S. big box home appliance stores for the best discounts and... More>>

Is Airstream’s Basecamp trailer a millennial resort on wheels or a waste of $40K?

Airstream’s latest trailer, the Basecamp, seems to be aimed squarely at millennials, but does it offer enough convenience and comfort to justify its rather steep price tag? To find out, two Digital Trends editors spent a... More>>

Apple ‘pleased’ that Samsung is paying it $539M ‘for copying our products’

The latest exchange in a seven-year dispute has resulted in a California court ordering Samsung to pay Apple $539 million for patent infringements related to the iPhone. Samsung is now considering its next move. More>>

Samsung 2018 QLED TVs update adds FreeSync, but limits resolution

Samsung has added FreeSync support to a number of its QLED TVs making them some of the only HDR and FreeSync TVs out there. The only downside is that it's limited to 1080P resolution. More>>

Could this Z-Wave vulnerability put millions of smart home devices at risk?

Researchers have discovered a Z-Wave vulnerability which could make more than 100 million smart home devices with Z-Wave technology hackable. Z-Wave says its technology is secure. More>>

As sale rumors swirl, Essential claims it’s focusing on ‘game-changing’ products

Essential, the company launched last year by Android co-founder Andy Rubin, is considering selling itself. The news comes after dismal sales of its first product launch, the Essential Phone (PH-1). More>>

Memorial Day discounts have begun and here are our favorite laptop picks

If you're shopping for a new notebook, now is the time to invest. Manufacturers are slashing prices for the Memorial Day weekend including big blowouts by Dell, HP, Microsoft, and Lenovo. More>>

The sound of silent snoring: QuietOn Sleep earbuds aim to cancel out the noise

Created by a pair of former Nokia engineers, these QuietOn Sleep earbuds use the latest in noise-canceling tech to block out low-frequency sounds. Could they give you your best night's sleep in ages? More>>

Xbox One ‘PUBG’ players can now get lost in the desert of Miramar

PUBG's second map, Miramar, has finally arrived on Xbox One, six months after its launch on PC. The map comes alongside a few new weapons, vehicles, and two limited-time paid DLC packs. More>>

PS5: News, rumors, and everything we know

Ready for new game consoles? Well, some analysts believe that the PlayStation 5 launch is right around the corner. Predictions range from 2018 to 2021, and some reports are already calling out specs. More>>

The X-T100 brings Fujifilm’s high-end style to an entry-level price

Fujifilm just launched its cheapest X-T series camera, but don't let the price fool you. While the camera is slower than the pricier options, it packs in a new 4K Multi Focus mode, longer battery life, and Bluetooth. More>>

‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’: News, trailers, and everything we know so far

Everyone knows he shot first, but there's still a lot we don't know about Han Solo. Here's everything we've rounded up so far about Solo: A Star Wars Story, which will explore the smuggler's early years. More>>

StumbleUpon will shut down as founder moves tech to a new app

StumbleUpon is shutting down as the owners focus on a new discovery platform called Mix. StumbleUpon users can transfer their accounts over to Mix to save content, but after June 30, StumbleUpon will be gone. More>>

You can now project Waze from your iPhone to your Ford’s infotainment screen

iOS users can now project Waze from their iPhones to their Ford vehicle's infotainment screen and get all the benefits from the navigation app, including traffic, road hazards, cheap fuel prices, and more. More>>

A year later, Mads Mikkelsen still doesn’t understand ‘Death Stranding’

Acclaimed actor Mads Mikkelsen has been working with director Hideo Kojima on the game Death Stranding for quite a long time, but in a recent interview, he admitted he's still not entirely sure what's going on. More>>

Drool over these Zeiss cinema lenses that you probably can’t afford

Zeiss is moving into cinema lenses but you have to dole out quite a bit of cash to use one. The Zeiss Supreme Prime line will eventually include 13 prime lenses after launching with six. Can you guess how much the set will... More>>

Move over, Amazon Echo. Google Home now sits upon the smart speaker throne

Google Home has been coming for Amazon Echo's crown ever since it launched the competitive smart speaker in 2016. As per a new report from Canalys, Google beat Amazon for the first time in terms of smart speaker shipments More>>

Google Play Movies & TV gets new features and a fresh coat of paint on Roku

The Google Movies & TV Roku channel is getting even better thanks to an update that brings a streamlined user interface that is easier to use and new features for finding movies and TV shows to watch. More>>

‘H1Z1’ PS4 open beta has already brought in more than 1.5 million players

H1Z1, the battle royale game that started the craze, made its PS4 debut early this week. The open beta saw 200,000 concurrent players just hours after it went live and has brought in more than 1.5 million players in all. More>>

Tesla Model 3 delays may stretch on as engineering lead takes a break

For the second time this year, Tesla has temporarily halted production of the Model 3. The unexpected pause comes shortly after CEO Elon Musk admitted having too much faith in automation. Now, Tesla's engineering lead is... More>>

Here is everything that we know about the Google Pixel 3

Google may have just launched the Pixel 2, but it's already gearing up for the next iteration, the Google Pixel 3. Here's everything we know (and don't know) about the upcoming phones so far. More>>

Travel safely and protect the ocean with Pacsafe’s Econyl fabric

Pacsafe's Econyl fabrics are made from recycled nylon recovered from the ocean to create products that are safe and secure for travelers, with the added benefit of 100 percent of the profits going to support turtle... More>>

This camera melted during a rocket launch, but it’s not what it seems

NASA photographer Bill Ingalls set up a bunch of cameras on Tuesday to capture images of SpaceX's latest rocket launch. The cameras closest to the rocket were all fine, but one further back completely melted. So what... More>>

AT&T to sell the Red Hydrogen One phone beginning this summer

Red is slowly but surely releasing more details about its upcoming smartphone, the Hydrogen One. Now, we have a few more details about availability. AT&T has announced that it will be selling the phone to customers... More>>

Smark bike helmet maker Coros’ GPS fitness watch promises 30 days of battery life

Smart bike helmet manufacturer Coros has introduced a new GPS-enabled fitness smartwatch that can track workouts, has a built in heart rate monitor, and offers a 30-day battery life, all for $300. More>>

The Ooma Butterfleye security camera keeps recording even in a power outage

A power outage won't mean a security outage. At least, not if you have Ooma on your side. The smart home company has introduced a new video security camera that boasts facial recognition, offline recording, and more. More>>

Stop rinsing your dishes before putting them in the dishwasher, experts say

If you regularly use the dishwasher, you probably have a pretty simple routine that you follow. But that process we're so used to mindlessly following may not actually be the correct way to get your dishes sparkling clean. More>>

Take-Two says ‘Red Dead Redemption 2’ will definitely not be delayed again

Red Dead Redemption 2 had suffered a few delays before Rockstar and parent company Take-Two settled on its current October 26 date, and Take-Two's CEO is adamant the game will now release as scheduled. More>>

ZTE’s U.S. technology ban continues to have major repercussions

Chinese phone and gadget manfacturer ZTE is in hot water following a decision by the U.S. government that bans it from buying U.S. tech. This could mean it loses $3.1 billion as clients and partners back out of deals. More>>

Michelin Tweel airless radial tires are now ready for utility vehicles

Developed for military special operations light-duty tactical vehicles, Michelin Tweel airless radial tires are now available for UTVs. A single-unit wheel and tire combination, the Tweel takes "all-terrain" to new levels. More>>

The Zuck’s EU grilling will be live-streamed and here’s how to watch

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg is preparing to asnwer questions from European Union lawmakers on Tuesday about the Cambridge Analytica scandal and related issues, with the entire meeting broadcast live online. More>>

Performance option pushes Tesla’s mass market Model 3 into Model S territory

Posting on Twitter, Tesla CEO and co-founder Elon Musk has announced two new variants of the Model 3. The dual-motor all-wheel drive and Performance versions will join the basic car in Tesla stores by the end of the year. More>>

Florida police are using Amazon’s creepy real-time facial recognition tech

Amazon recently sold access to its real-time facial recognition tech to the Orlando, Florida, police department, which could potentially use it as part of its future crime-solving goals. More>>

Google hypes mobile game creators in new behind-the-scenes series

Google wants to put a spotlight on some of the creative minds behind some of your favorite mobile games. The company has launched a new video series called First Person, which goes behind the scenes of some mobile games. More>>

In a bet on game streaming, Electronic Arts buys GameFly cloud technology

Electronic Arts seems to be more bullish on game streaming technology than other third-party publishers, as it has purchased cloud gaming assets and team members from the rental service GameFly. More>>

PlayStation chief says the next console is still three years away

The president of Sony Interactive Entertainment says the company will spend the next three years readying a successor to the PlayStation 4, despite remarking earlier that the system is in its "final phase." More>>

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus: Here’s everything you need to know

The Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus are here. They boast some awesome new features and a powerful new processor. Here's everything you need to know about the new devices. More>>

Twitter kills some TV apps, but updates Windows and other support

Twitter seems to be in the midst of an evolution which involves both some deaths and rebirths. The social media company will no longer support its TV apps on Roku, Android TV, or Xbox, but has updated Twitter Lite. More>>

The new AirTV wirelessly beams broadcast channels to your streaming device

The AirTV is a stand-alone device that takes over-the-air channels and streams them to many different streaming platforms over Wi-Fi, making it a much more flexible option than the AirTV Player. More>>

Tread carefully if you return a lot of products to Amazon

Amazon uses software to highlight suspicious activity on its enormous shopping site, but sometimes it appears that it goes awry. Some customers claim to have had their accounts closed simply for returning "too many" items. More>>

Words lead to actions in the latest version of Slack packing Asana, Jira support

Slack rolled out a new feature called Actions, enabling you to enhance conversations with support for apps such as Asana, Bitbucket, and more. Merely click on the "More actions" icon to pull up a menu listing supporting apps. More>>

Razer claims ‘world’s smallest’ with its 2018-edition Blade 15 gaming laptop

Razer refreshed its Blade laptop for 2018 with a six-core Intel Core i7 CPU and a pair of Max-Q discrete GPUs from Nvidia. You will find five configurations starting at $1,899. A new external GPU enclosure is available too. More>>

Lawsuit aims to win British iPhone users $4.3 billion from Google

In a landmark case for the British courts, campaign group called Google, You Owe Us is pushing forward with a lawsuit accusing Google's data gathering on iPhones during 2011-2012 of being unlawful and a breach of privacy. More>>

A new trademark suggests the Nintendo 64 Classic console is coming

A new Japanese trademark filing by Nintendo suggests that a plug-and-play Nintendo 64 Classic system is in the works. If it's planned for release, it will likely arrive this holiday season. More>>

The ‘Truck Surf Hotel’ is an amazing double-decker pad for wave chasers

The Truck Surf Hotel does exactly what it says on the tin, transporting vacationing surfers to new beaches every day while offering all the comforts of a regular hotel. And the five-bedroom pad is already taking bookings. More>>

Boost your workouts with Respa, the world’s first breathing sensor

Whether you're a yogi, a runner, or just looking to get back into shape -- Respa can help you attain your fitness goals. The world's first breathing sensor collects your breathing data and provides you with real-time alerts. More>>

Sci-fi series ‘The Expanse’ could find new life with Amazon Studios

Critically acclaimed sci-fi series The Expanse was canceled by Syfy, but it could find new life at Amazon Studios, according to a recent report suggesting that the current third season might not be the last for the show. More>>

Apple’s already considering a cheaper HomePod

At $349, the Apple HomePod smart speaker is leaps and bounds more expensive than similar products from other companies. Apple may be considering lowering the price, and branding it under the Beats family. More>>

Smarterware can help ensure your fridge never reeks of spoiled food again

Your food may not be smart (yet), but that doesn't mean that its containers can't be. In the 21st century's continuing quest to ensure that every aspect of our home is somehow connected, we've now been introduced to... More>>

Nintendo starts banning Switch hackers from online services

Nintendo is starting to ban users who hack the Switch. The ban removes access to the eShop, online multiplayer, and social features. The bans come shortly after hackers found an unpatchable exploit. More>>

No sun? No problem — this solar panel harvests energy from raindrops, too

We are used to solar panels which can harvest power from sunlight. But researchers from China have just shown off a new type of solar cell that’s able to generate power from raindrops as well. More>>

Think your apartment’s tiny? This micro-house is no wider than three human hairs

Created as a demonstration of a brand-new nanorobotic system, this “micro-house” measures just 300 x 300 micrometers. The house is tiny enough that it can sit on one end of an optical fiber. More>>

Citing morality standard, Australia’s ratings board rejects ‘We Happy Few’

The psychedelic dystopian survival game We Happy Few was deemed too over the top for the Australian Classification Board. Now the game must either be modified or it will be effectively banned from the country. More>>

Notes show Sony’s next PlayStation may have an AMD Ryzen processor

Sony principal programmer Simon Pilgrim is tweaking the company's LLVM compiler stack to improve support for the "Zen" core architecture used in AMD's Ryzen processors. That compiler is part of PlayStation console... More>>

Data-stealing bug prompts Comcast to shut down Xfinity activation website

A Comcast bug may have leaked your home address, Wi-Fi name, and network password in plain text. Comcast has since shut down its Xfinity activation portal and claims that it doesn't believe any data was compromised. More>>

So long, EA Sports: ‘The Golf Club’ developer secures PGA Tour license

HB Studios, the developer of The Golf Club series, has secured PGA Tour licensing for the third entry in the franchise, The Golf Club 2019. The game will feature six real tournament courses at launch and an authentic... More>>

You can soon mute annoying friends clogging your Instagram feed

Hovering over that unfollow button, but don't want to quite abandon that Instagram relationship yet? Instagram is rolling out a mute button that allows you to keep another user's posts out of the feed and even mute their... More>>

FLI Charge’s conductive wireless charging could revolutionize classroom tech

FLI Charge and Bretford are bringing an innovative new conductive wireless charging product into classrooms and offices across America after winning FCC and ETL approval. Could this be the power delivery tech we've been... More>>

Scuf’s Vantage controller will bring the Elite treatment to PlayStation 4

Gamepad manufacturer Scuf announced the Vantage PS4 controller, developed in partnership with Sony. The Vantage brings many of the same pro-level customization features that we saw in the Xbox Elite Controller to the PS4. More>>

New Spectre-like bug could mean more performance-degrading patches

Intel doesn't believe many software partners will make use of its new mitigating firmware for a newly announced Spectre-like bug, as that patch can cut performance by as much as eight percent. More>>

Google removes ‘don’t be evil, its famous catchphrase, from code of conduct

Google is no longer telling its employees not to be evil. In a surprising move (or perhaps a sign that the world's most seemingly perk-filled, laid-back workplace is going corporate), Google has removed the phrase from its... More>>

Instagram will tell you when ‘you’re all caught up’ with your feed

Instagram is testing a new feature that lets you know when you've scrolled through all of the content posted in your feed in the previous 48 hours. So you'll never again have to worry about missing anything. More>>

A 4V camera for shooting holograph-like content is coming from RED, Lucid

A camera capable of shooting 4V content for the RED Hydrogen One's holographic-like display will launch shortly after the smartphone. RED and Lucid are working to develop a prosumer camera capable of shooting 4V and 3D. More>>

Addicted to your smartphone? Ironically, there is an app for that

Worried about smartphone addiction? A new Android app called Siempo wants to help you kick the habit -- or, at least, stop you wasting quite so much time staring at it. Here's how it works. More>>

Google Photos is seeing stars (and hearts) with new social reactions

Google will soon look a bit more social with two new reactions. One, the heart, is designed for viewing friends photos, while the other, a star is to help you find your own favorite images later. More>>

Ossic X 3D headphones won’t ship, as company shuts its doors

The Ossic X were touted as the world’s first 3D headphones, and its crowdfunding campaigns raised more than $5 million. Unfortunately, this proved to be entirely insufficient, as Ossic has now shuttered. More>>

Drones are no longer crash-test dummies thanks to MIT’s new VR training platform

To better train drones and reduce the risk of damage, MIT engineers developed a training platform called "Flight Goggles" that uses virtual reality. This enables a fast-flying drone to train for a task using a virtual... More>>

Nike’s latest patent turns your workout clothes into towels

Nike has received a patent for the design of new workout clothes that would incorporate "wipe zones" for brushing away excess moisture generated during exercise without the need to carry a towel around at all times. More>>

Micron’s four-level memory tech stacks the storage in its new SSD

Micron's 5200 Series SSD rollout continues with the 5210 Ion drive. Unlike the Eco, Pro, and Max models, the Ion drive relies on Micron's foul-level cell NAND memory versus the three-level cell NAND used in the other drives. More>>

Touch-free device uses a frickin’ laser to monitor your well-being from afar

A new device created by Israeli scientists can monitor your vital signs from a distance without physically touching you -- and it's all thanks to a camera and laser beam combination. More>>

The CoreSport workout shirt keeps you cooler the more you sweat

The CoreSport workout shirt actually cools you down the more you sweat -- making for the perfect workout shirt for summer activity. Additionally the fabric provides for odor and UV protection -- covering all your bases. More>>

Smart luggage: Another startup packs its bags following stricter airline rules

Smart-luggage maker Raden has folded after the airline industry clamped down on battery transportation over safety fears. The New York-based startup follows Bluesmart, which ended its operations earlier this month. More>>

Echo smart speaker: Amazon feels squeeze as Google and Apple make gains

Amazon has dominated the smart-speaker market since the launch of the Echo in 2014, but with Google, Apple, and other players beginning to make gains, its grip is beginning to slip. More>>

Huawei sweetens the MateBook X Pro’s U.S. launch deal with gift card offer

Huawei's MateBook X Pro arrives in the U.S. starting at $1,199. To make the laptop even more appealing, Huawei is throwing in a USB Type-C dongle in the form of the MateDock 2, an Office 365 subscription, and a gift card... More>>

Don’t bother finding the remote — Alexa controls the new Hisense H8E TV

Hisense announced two new 4K TV models for 2018, one of which will allow you to leave your traditional remote sandwiched inside your couch cushions thanks to special integration with Amazon's Alexa ecosystem. More>>

Hope and chill: The Obamas are bringing a bunch of content to Netflix

Netflix announced a multi-year partnership with Barack and Michelle Obama to produce a myriad of original content. The Obamas could produce documentaries, docu-series, feature films, scripted, and unscripted series. More>>

If ‘Rock ’Em Sock ’Em Robots’ debuted today, they’d probably look like this

Looking for a 21st-century update of the Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Robots? Super Anthony is a smartphone-controlled “beetleweight fighting robot” which boasts an assortment of martial arts moves. More>>

Epic Games will give away $100 million in first year of competitive ‘Fortnite’

Fortnite developer Epic Games plans to give $100 million to prize pools for competitive Fortnite play in the game's first year. That is nearly the game's revenue in a single month. More>>

Clorox won’t cut it. Volcanologists explain what it takes to clean up after Kilauea

People living in the path of a volcano have more to worry about than just lava. If their home is spared from molten magma, they still have to worry about the ashy aftermath. Cleanup is anything but easy. More>>

Activision executive downplays the loss of campaign mode in ‘Black Ops 4’

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 will be the first main entry in the series to not include a campaign mode, but according to one Activision executive, players won't mind the mode's omission too much. More>>

Death lurks around every corner in the new Petra ‘Overwatch’ map

The latest Overwatch map, Petra, is coming to the game soon, and its free-for-all Deathmatch gameplay will probably turn some friends into enemies. The map includes destructible elements. More>>

Alolan Pokémon seen in ‘Sun’ and ‘Moon’ are coming to ‘Pokémon Go’

Niantic's Pokémon Go will soon add the Alolan forms of classic Pokémon from the Kanto region. The forms differ from the original Pokémon, often with new elemental abilities or changed appearances. More>>

Epic Games makes announcement for ‘Fortnite’ on Android

The biggest game of the year is about to get a whole lot bigger. After a mobile release on iOS back in March that raked in tens of millions of dollars, Epic Games announced the upcoming availability for Android gamers. More>>

Alexa makes herself at home on a variety of new Acer laptops

Acer has added Alexa support to its various ranges of laptops, making it possible for owners to talk to their laptop and ask it questions in a manner previous reserved for stand-alone hardware. More>>

2019 Chevrolet Silverado gets serious about MPG with new four-cylinder engine

In an aggressive bid to improve fuel economy, the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado will be offered with a 2.7-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine. Chevy claims comparable performance to other Detroit automakers' V6 trucks. More>>

The LG Q7 range brings premium innovations to the midrange market

With so much on offer in the midrange market, what does the LG Q7 bring to the table? Quite a lot, as it turns out. Find out all the latest news on LG's 2018 midrange handset, the LG Q7, right here. More>>

‘Resident Evil 7’ comes to Nintendo Switch in Japan via cloud streaming

Resident Evil 7 will be playable on Nintendo Switch in Japan later this month, but there's a catch. The game will only be playable via cloud streaming, suggesting it can't be run natively on the device. More>>

Sony’s smaller version of its E Ink tablet available for pre-order in the U.S.

Sony recently released its new DPT-CP1 "Digital Paper" tablet, an E Ink tablet that is meant for folks who still want to pretend that they're writing on actual paper while taking advantage of the convenience afforded by a... More>>

Microsoft acquires conversational A.I. technology firm Semantic

Microsoft is betting big on artificial intelligence. The Redmond, Washington-based technology giant announced the acquisition of Semantic Machines, a company focused on building conversational A.I. More>>

Qualcomm joins Facebook’s Terragraph Project to bring fast Wi-Fi to U.S. cities

Qualcomm has joined with Facebook on the social network's Terragraph Project, a multinode wireless system focused on bringing high-speed internet connectivity to dense urban areas. More>>

Shelby will roll out 10 new limited-edition ’67 Mustang GT500 Super Snakes

One of the most recognizable muscle cars ever made, the 1967 Mustang GT500 Super Snake, will get a new lease on life with an extremely limited run from Shelby American and a price tag of a quarter million dollars. More>>

Samsung only wants to pay for infringing components in Apple lawsuit

The gigantic Apple vs. Samsung legal lawsuit is still going strong. With potentially $1 billion on the line, Samsung is now arguing that it should only pay damages for components, not the phones themselves. More>>

Wherever the road takes you, the Pivt app will make you feel at home

Home may be where the heart is, but a new app can make it such that home is where you are. Meet Pivt, a new app intended specifically for expats, travelers, and other folks abroad just looking for a community to call their... More>>

The Fairy drone is an aerial photographer with nearly magical powers

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Snapchat has undone its controversial redesign for a majority of iOS users

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Apple removes apps with CallKit framework from the app store in China

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Sprint hopes to lure Always Connected PC owners with free LTE

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‘Far Cry 5’ boosts Ubisoft’s yearly sales above the $2 billion mark

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Did Tidal really fake Kanye and Beyoncé’s streaming numbers?

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Chromecast users can now skip intros on Netflix to binge on shows faster

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Get ready for more smart cooking and cleaning with Samsung’s Bixby A.I.

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Alexa will automatically boot up personal app preferences based on your voice

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The Fitrus Plus wants to give you a holistic view of your health using BIA

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Photo FOMO: Fujifilm designs new app, Pentax gaining third-party app controls

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A Florida parrot conquers its household by learning Alexa commands

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Leaked docs show Google may be cooking up a stand-alone AR headset

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Kevin Feige confirms that Ms. Marvel is ‘definitely sort of in the works’

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Is ‘Fortnite’ your game? Try and win in-game currency in Solo Showdown event

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Devolver Digital is coming back to E3, this time with actual announcements

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Arcade junkies, get set for ‘Halo: Fireteam Raven’ at Dave & Buster’s

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A drone made out of pizza? This YouTuber shows you just how to dough it

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Whoop Strap 2.0 offers 24/7 fitness tracking via a new subscription model

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Facebook wants to spot political misinformation as it happens

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New malware will crash your PC if you try to thwart its digital coin mining

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Samsung’s 49-inch display pushes horizontal resolution beyond 5,000 pixels

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Nest’s network failed and people’s smart home devices went dark for 3 hours

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Global financial giant Goldman Sachs is launching its own cryptocurrency

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Amazon’s ‘Lord of the Rings’ prequel series rumored to focus on young Aragorn

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Here’s everything we know about the OnePlus 6 smartphone so far

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Watch today’s ‘Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’ reveal event here

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Designer of out-of-this-world superyacht MY Roswell welcomes spaceship analogies

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Oval 2.0 transforms your house into a smart home, one object at a time

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Powered by a laser, this insect-sized RoboFly can take off and land wirelessly

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The most expensive car lease ever is Pagani’s Huayra Roadster at $25K per month

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New ‘Interests’ feature recommends products you’ll actually want to buy on eBay

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Xbox Adaptive Controller blasts accessibility barriers for disabled gamers

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Google Chrome will now block autoplay videos based on user preferences

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New perk: Amazon Prime members get discounts on sale items at Whole Foods Market

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Scientists will use use stem cells to grow ‘mini brains’ using Neanderthal DNA

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Abode Systems wants to make home security simpler and more affordable

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    Newly released emails show senior political appointees at the Environmental Protection Agency working closely with a think-tank that dismisses warnings of climate change.more>>
    Newly released emails show senior political appointees at the Environmental Protection Agency working closely with a think-tank that dismisses warnings of climate change.more>>
  • Handcuffed Weinstein faces rape charge in #MeToo reckoning

    Handcuffed Weinstein faces rape charge in #MeToo reckoning

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    Harvey Weinstein is expected to turn himself in to police in New York City early Friday following a seven-month investigation into sexual assault allegations.more>>
    Harvey Weinstein is expected to turn himself in to police in New York City early Friday following a seven-month investigation into sexual assault allegations.more>>
  • APNewsBreak: Tesla in Autopilot mode sped up before crashing

    APNewsBreak: Tesla in Autopilot mode sped up before crashing

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